About Melbourne


Let's have a look around into background of Melbourne
  • Country: Australia
  • State: Victoria
  • Latitude: -37.814107
  • Longitude: 144.96328
  • Time zone: Australian Eastern Time Zone
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +11 hours

Weather in Melbourne

  • Climate: Oceanic Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: May to September

Location

Melbourne is the largest city in the Australian state of Victoria. The total population on Melbourne is 4,641,636 (2016 Census)

Distance from Melbourne center to Airport

Melbourne Airport is the largest and the busiest airport in Melbourne. Essendon Airport and Moorabbin Airport are used for general aviation and cargo flights.

Driving Distance: 14 miles / 23 km

Driving Time: 29 Minutes

Languages: English followed by Greek and Italian

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Melbourne Airport
  • Rail: Melbourne Rail Network
  • Road: Buses, Trams and Taxi's

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 to 15 percent
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 1-2 $
    • Housekeeper: 2-5 $
    • Concierge: 2-5 $
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: 3 $

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Flemington,
  • Carlton,
  • Kensington

Emergency Contact Numbers in Melbourne city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 000
  • Railroad: +61 3 9610 5850 (Melbourne Central Station)
  • Airport: +61 3 9297 1600 (Melbourne Airport)
  • Hospital: +61 3 9076 2000 (The Alfred)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Melbourne

  • Melbourne Food and Wine Festival
  • Moomba
  • Royal Melbourne Show

Tourist Attractions

  • Great Ocean Road
  • Federation Square
  • Yarra River

Theatre & Concerts

  • Arts Center Melbourne
  • Fairfax Theatre
  • State Theatre

Visit Top Restaurants in Melbourne

  • Scopri
  • Eau Di Vie
  • Sezar

Top Shopping Centers in Melbourne

  • Bourke Street Mall
  • Block Arcade
  • Melbourne Central

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Melbourne Museum
  • National Gallery of Victoria
  • Fitzroy Gardens

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Rabbit – Tipo 00
  • Pilaf - Maha
  • Pork Loin – Punch Lane

Sports Club

  • Melbourne Stars- Cricket
  • Melbourne Victory - Soccer
  • Melbourne Storm – Rugby

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 5.50 A$
  • Taxi: 4.2 A$ (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 2006.35 A$
  • Cheap meal: 15 A$
  • Gasoline: 1.26 A$/ litre
  • 3 course meal: 84 A$
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